With U.S. Security
What you need to know about safety at America’s fourth-largest security firm.
August 2012 ■ Issue 9
Officers Hit Streets to Educate Clients on
to the ninth issue of Unsafe
U.S. Security Associates Working Conditions
with U.S. Security Associates. Many clients are unaware of the working conditions facing security
Published by the Service officers employed by U.S. Security Associates.
Union, this newsletter informs For example, clients often do not realize that U.S. Security officers—
security directors, property with wages as low as $8 an hour—are paid far less than what they
managers, office building rightfully earn.
tenants and others about the
business practices of U.S. Nor do clients realize that
Security Associates. U.S. Security Associates’
frequent failure to provide
good healthcare forces
officers to seek medical
treatment at public clinics
and hospitals—meaning that
U.S. Security Associates is
transferring its cost of doing
business to taxpayers—
without the public’s
knowledge or consent.
Protest in front of the Massachusetts Information
And many clients do not Technology Center—a client of U.S. Security
realize that U.S. Security Associates—to call on the commonwealth to urge
U.S. Security Associates to act responsibly.
Associates officers have
brought numerous lawsuits
against their employer based on allegations of sexual harassment
and gender and racial discrimination.
That’s why U.S. Security Associates officers and community
supporters took to the streets in July. When responsible clients learn
about these issues, they are often shocked and surprised. Many take
action to support the officers.
Look for U.S. Security Associates officers to engage in more client
Stand for Security
Service Employees InternationalUnion, CTW, CLC
Oakland Regional Office
7677 Oakport Street, Suite 725
Oakland, CA 94621